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rajmoran 11-16-2008 06:57 PM

Northern VA Eight Point - 2008 Rifle Season
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Hi all,

Went out Saturday morning and got lucky. I shot this one at 0630 North of Leesburg, VA, on wet, overcast and rain-threatened hunt. Just as the light got good enough to shoot something, this bruiser walked out of the woods and down the hill toward my stand. I'm pretty sure he was tailing some does I'd heard splashing through the creek minutes earlier. He's the best buck I've ever shot, and I also found the bullet later when I was skinning him.

rajmoran 11-16-2008 07:01 PM

More Pictures
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Here are some more pictures of the deer.

rajmoran 11-16-2008 07:04 PM

The Bullet
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Here are some pictures of the bullet. It's a .270WSM 150 grain, fired from approx. 50 meters. The deer was quartering slightly toward me, so the slug took the long way to the other side, then got trapped in the hide.

ronn 11-16-2008 07:16 PM

congrats. fine looking animal.

Hunting Man 11-16-2008 08:10 PM

nice buck and the bullet to put on display too!

ronn 11-16-2008 08:30 PM

oh yeah and i like your hat.

joel the signman 11-16-2008 08:42 PM

monster rack on that puppy

rajmoran 11-16-2008 10:26 PM

Thanks, Ronn. As always, LET'S GO RED SOX!

timberghost 11-16-2008 11:07 PM

Very impressive deer and cool looking bullet....

Buckshot 11-17-2008 06:03 AM

Very nice! Those cold rainy mornings are days to be in the woods.


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